Based on feedback from the community we have now completed our moved from IRC to Matrix. 🎉

To confirm, we have now closed the IRC channel on Freenode.

If you want to join the project’s discussion channel you’ll find us on Matrix at

@deejoe we’re sorry to hear that, and know some people will find the decision disappointing.

Matrix is what our community chose. The feedback we’ve had so far has been positive, and people like the lower barrier to entry & more modern client apps.

We did give plenty of warning about our plans and waited until all of our daily project chatter had moved fully across to Matrix first.

IRC had also been inactive for a while. We did not want to end up with this situation:


yes, I suppose if you discount my feedback, and that of anyone who might express that disapointment of which you speak, then of course what's left will be positive

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